The only person in history to win two unshared Nobel Prizes - for chemistry and for peace
Released by NETA to public television stations on September 28, 2011. Two years unlimited rights.
Linus Pauling is the only person in history to win two unshared Nobel Prizes - for chemistry and peace.
Throughout his long and brilliant career, he made revolutionary discoveries in chemistry, physics, molecular biology and medicine. Then, during the height of the Cold War, he used his international fame and popularity to work for world peace and nuclear disarmament.
Linus Pauling is considered one of the greatest scientists and humanitarians of the 20th century.
- Press Release - Linus Pauling Releases to National Audience | (pauling_national_release_1.docx)
Linus Pauling earned a Chemical Engineering degree at Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University) in Corvallis, OR. detail >>
Linus Pauling earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology. detail >>
Linus Pauling won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1954. detail >>
In 1970 Pauling wrote the controversial best seller, "Vitamin C and the Common Cold" about how mega doses of vitamins and micronutrients could improve health. detail >>